How to Copy Somebody's WordPress Theme

1. Launch your Internet browser and navigate to the WordPress site that uses the theme you like.
2. Scroll down to the very bottom of the site. The WordPress footer often tells you which theme that site is using.

3. Record the name of the theme from the WordPress footer.
4. Log into your WordPress website.
5. Click 'Appearance' from the left sidebar, then click 'Themes.'
6. Click the 'Install Themes' tab.
7. Type the name of the theme you recorded earlier in the search box, then press the 'Enter' key on your keyboard.
8. Click 'Install' under the theme preview, then click 'Install Now.'
9. Click the 'Activate' link to make the theme your new WordPress theme.

How to Export Blogroll From WordPress Extension

1. Open a Web browser on your computer.
2. Go to the home page of the WordPress website. In the address bar of the Web browser, the website name will be displayed, beginning with 'http://' and ending in '.com,' '.org,' '.net,' or a country extension like '.ca' or '.uk.'

3. Type or paste '/wp-links-opml.php' at the end of the website address in the browser's address bar to access the links file from that WordPress website. Press 'Enter.' The list of blogroll links is displayed.
4. If a list of links is not displayed, verify that you are on a WordPress website. Verify that you typed the page correctly without spaces or quotation marks. The entire link should look like '' with '' being the name of the website. Do not use 'www' if the website does not use it in the address field.
5. Click the 'File' menu of the Web browser. Click 'Save Page As.' Save the Web page as a .txt file if this is possible on your computer. If not, you can save it as an .xml page or continue with the next steps to save the links in a text document.
6. Open a blank text document using a word processor like Notepad or Microsoft Word.
7. Click on the blank document and press 'Ctrl-V' to paste the links and descriptions into the document. Save your document with an appropriate title like 'My Blogroll May 2011' so you can easily find the document later.

How to Use a Flash Header in WordPress

1. Log into your WordPress dashboard.
2. Upload your Flash file by hovering over the 'Media' icon on the left side of the dashboard and selecting 'Add New.' Select the Flash file from your computer and wait for it to upload. Copy the file URL shown in the details.

3. Hover over the 'Appearance' icon and click 'Editor.'
4. Select 'Header' from the list of templates.
5. Add the following code using the online editor:
Replace 'myflash.swf' with the URL of your file.
6. Click 'Update File' to apply your changes.

How to Place a Feed Icon to My Wordpress Website

Adding an RSS Icon to your WordPress Website
1. Download the RSS plugin of your choice from the WordPress Plugin Directory; this will download in a zip file. Several popular RSS plugins are available under Resources.
2. Remove the plugin folder from the zip file by opening the file and extracting the folder to your computer. For instance, if you're using the Subscription Options plugin, the folder will be called 'subscription-options.'

3. Move the plugin folder to the wp-content > plugins folder on your web space.
4. Once the folder is copied to your web space, go to your WordPress dashboard and click 'Plugins' on the left sidebar menu.
5. Activate your plugin by clicking the 'Activate' link below the plugin name and description.
6. Add the plugin to your sidebar by going to 'Appearance' then 'Widgets' on the left sidebar menu. Click and drag your chosen plugin from the Available Widgets box to the Sidebar representation on the right of the screen.
7. Edit your RSS plugin options. This may be done from the widgets page or from the settings menu on the left side of the screen, depending on what plugin you use. Check your plugin's documentation if you're unsure.
Adding an RSS Icon to your WordPress-Hosted Blog
8. Go to your blog's dashboard. You can do this by going to
9. Collapse the Appearance section and select 'Widgets.'
10. Locate the 'RSS Links' widget under 'Available Widgets.' Click and drag it over to the desired spot on your sidebar, depicted on the right side of the page.
11. Collapse the RSS Links widget once you have it placed, if it is not already collapsed. Select the feeds you want to display under 'Feed(s) to Display.'
12. Under 'Format' select the option 'Image Link' or 'Text Image Links.' Either of these will display the RSS icon, either alone or with a title.
13. Under 'Image Settings' select the size and color of your RSS image.
14. Click 'Save' in the lower right corner of the 'RSS Links' widget options.

How to Change the Font on Blog Post Titles in WordPress

1. Log in to the WordPress dashboard from the 'wp-admin' directory of your website. Navigate to 'Appearance' and click the 'Editor' link to load the 'Edit Themes' screen.
2. Locate the 'index.php' file listed under the 'Templates' heading and click its link to load the file. Find the pair of HTML tags wrapping around your blog post titles. The code will look similar to this:

' title='

Take note of both the tag being used -- typically a heading tag such as '
' or '
' -- plus the class name attributed to the tag. Add a class name to the tag if one does not already exist. Click 'Update File' to save if you changed the file.

3. Scroll down on the 'Edit Themes' screen and click the link to the 'style.css' file. Add the following code to the end of the {font-family: 'Name of Font';}Select a common Web font such as 'Georgia,' 'Arial' or 'Verdana.' The exception to the rule is if you use an @font-face rule to embed the font, which requires that you also upload the font's file to your server. Update the file when finished editing.

How to Edit a WordPress CSS File

1. Open the page you wish to edit, and click on 'View' then 'Source' from your browser's menu. This will open an HTML page in a text-only program such as NotePad or SimpleText.
2. Scroll through the HTML page and locate the style.css file. Double-click the file name.

3. Make a copy of the file and work from the copy.
4. Locate the attribute you want to edit. The attributes will be identified by names indicating sections such as body, header and content.
5. Make your changes to the code displayed between the curly brackets, which look like { and }. These changes can be either to adjust margins, font sizes, colors or other style elements you want to edit.
6. Remove the text for any codes you are replacing. For example, if you have changed your font color from blue to black be sure to delete the word 'blue' from that line of code.
7. Save your changes and upload the file to your WordPress site using an FTP client.
8. Open your page in a browser to view your edits.

How to Hide a Tagline in WordPress

1. Log in to your WordPress website administration panel. Click on 'Editor' beneath the 'Appearance' tab.
2. Click on 'Style.css' to access your website's style sheet. Scroll to the bottom of the style sheet.

3. Add the following line of code to the bottom of the style sheet: '#description { display:none;}.'
4. Click 'Update.' View your website to make sure the tagline is hidden.

How to Insert Analytics Code in WordPress

1. Navigate to the Google Analytics website in your Web browser. Enter your email address and password to log in. If you have not created a Google Analytics account, follow the instructions on the page to create an account and proceed to the Google Analytics homepage.
2. Click the 'Add New Profile' link in the upper-right corner of the page. If you have already created a Google Analytics profile for your website, skip to step five.

3. Click the field under the words 'Please provide the URL of the site you would like to track.' Type the address of your website, such as '' Select your nation and time zone using the drop-down menus below.
4. Click 'Finish.' This brings you to a new page displaying the Google Analytics tracking code for your website.
5. Open a new browser window or tab, and navigate to the dashboard for your WordPress website. Expand the 'Plugins' menu on the left side, and then click 'Add New.'
6. Click the text field near the top of the page, and type 'Google Analytics for WordPress.' Press 'Enter.'
7. Click the 'Install Now' link under 'Google Analytics for WordPress' on the search results page.
8. Click 'OK.'
9. Click 'Activate Plugin.' This activates the plugin and returns you to the plugins list for your website.
10. Click the red 'Select Which Analytics Profile to Track' link near the top of the page.
11. Click the 'Click here to authenticate with Google' button. This brings you to Google and displays a message explaining your WordPress website is requesting access to your Google account.
12. Click 'Grant Access.' This returns you to the configuration page for Google Analytics for WordPress.
13. Click the drop-down menu next to 'Account,' and select the Google Analytics account you want to associate with your website.
14. Click the drop-down menu next to 'Profile,' and select the name of your website.
15. Click the blue 'Update Google Analytics Settings' button. This activates Google Analytics tracking for your website.

How to Insert JavaScript on WordPress

1. Open a Web browser window on your computer. Type the WordPress blog's domain name in the navigation text box. Click the 'Admin Dashboard' link on your blog to access the admin area.
2. Type the blog's administrator user name and password in the login screen. Click 'Log In' to access the dashboard section.

3. Click 'Appearance' in the left panel. Click 'Editor' to open the editor where you can insert the JavaScript code. Click the PHP file you want to use to insert the code. Typically, you insert the code in the 'header.php' file.
4. Insert the JavaScript code. For instance, if you want to link to an external JS file, type the following code:

5. Click 'Update File' at the bottom of the dashboard. The new JavaScript code is included in the blog when readers access the domain.

How to Change WordPress RSS

1. Log into your WordPress site.
2. Click 'Settings,' then click 'Reading.'

3. Change the value of 'syndication feeds show the most recent' to the number of posts you wish to include in your feed.
4. Choose 'Full text' or 'Summary' to adjust the amount of information that appears in the feed. Enter a formatting type in the 'Encoding for pages and feeds' setting if you do not like the default setting.
5. Click 'Save Changes.'

How to Set a Featured Image in WordPress

1. Log in to your WordPress site.
2. Create a new post by clicking on 'Post' and 'Add New.'

3. Click on the 'Add Image' icon and select an image from your computer to upload.
4. Wait for the image to upload and its details to be displayed on the screen.
5. Click on the 'Use as Featured Image' link in the image details to assign it as your blog post's featured image.

How to Edit Breadcrumbs in WordPress

1. Open a Web browser and log in to your WordPress dashboard using your admin username and password.
2. Click 'Appearance' in the left panel and select the 'Editor' from the list of options. The right side of the window displays all of the PHP files. Click the file that contains your breadcrumb code.

3. Edit the breadcrumb code. For instance, if you want to edit the 'Home' link that navigates to a custom page on the blog, add the following PHP link code:echo '
4. Click the 'Update' button to save the changes. Click the blog name at the top of your dashboard to open the blog page and review the breadcrumb changes.

How to Link Wordpress to Twitter

1. Open a web browser and go to the TwitterFeed website at
2. Click 'Sign up' to create an account. Type your email address and password. Click 'Create Account.' You'll be directed to your TwitterFeed Dashboard.

3. Click 'Create New Feed.' Type a 'Feed Name' and type the feed address from your WordPress blog. Click 'Continue to Step 2.'
4. Click 'Twitter' under 'Available Services.' Click the blue 'Authenticate Twitter Account' to authenticate your Twitter account and follow the instructions to allow TwitterFeed to access your Twitter account.
5. Click the drop-down menu to choose your authenticated Twitter account. Click 'Create Service.' Click 'All Done!' Click 'Go to Dashboard' to see the WordPress Twitter account link.

How to Install a Post Notification in WordPress

1. Click to open the 'Plugins' heading on the left side of the WordPress dashboard. Under this heading, click 'Add New.'
2. Click the search box at the top of the page and type 'Post Notification.' Press 'Enter' to run the search.

3. Click the 'Install Now' link under 'Post Notification' on the results screen and confirm the installation by clicking 'OK' and 'Activate Plugin.'
4. Click to open the 'Settings' heading on the left side of the page and then click 'Post Notification.'
5. Click the 'Settings' link at the top of the page.
6. Use the three drop-down menus at the top of the page to select whether WordPress should send an email notification when you publish normal posts, private posts and pages.
7. Enter a value in the 'Nervous Finger Wait' field to have WordPress wait a certain number of seconds after you publish a new post before sending a notification email. With this feature set, you can quickly un-publish a post if you notice a mistake before the notification goes out.
8. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click the 'Save' button.
9. Click to open the 'Appearance' heading on the left side of the page and then click 'Widgets.'
10. Drag the 'Post Notification' widget from the middle of the window to the sidebar area on the right side.
11. Click the 'Save' button. Readers of your website now have the ability to receive post notifications by entering their email addresses in the 'Post Notification' widget.

How to Enter the Logo in the WordPress Thesis

1. Open your Web browser and type '' into the address bar. Replace '' with the URL of your WordPress site. Press the 'Enter' key to access your WordPress site's login page.
2. Enter your WordPress administrator user name and password in the provided text fields and click the 'Login' button to access the WordPress Dashboard.

3. Click on the 'Thesis' section in the left sidebar to expand the menu of Thesis theme settings.
4. Click on the 'Header Image' option to access the image uploader.
5. Click the 'Choose File' button. Click on the logo image file from your computer in the pop-up window. Click the 'OK' button to select it. Click the green 'Upload' button to upload the logo and set it as your site logo in the header.

How to Move a WordPress Blog to My Own Domain

1. Visit the WordPress home page and log in to your account.
2. Click the 'Settings' option on the left side of the dashboard screen, then choose 'Domains.'

3. Enter your domain name into the 'Add a Domain' box, and then click the 'Add domain to blog' button. You'll be told that your domain's name servers do not currently point to WordPress.
4. Contact your domain name registrar and ask the company to change your domain's name servers to the following: NS1.WORDPRESS.COM, NS2.WORDPRESS.COM and NS3.WORDPRESS.COM.
5. Click the 'I changed my domain's name servers. Try adding my domain to my blog again' button. Your domain will now be tied to your WordPress blog.

How to Edit WordPress With a Redirected Domain

1. Open the .htaccess file controlling the redirect on your server. It will be in the root folder.
2. Find the line that starts with 'RewriteRule.'

3. Add the following to the end of the line after the closing bracket: !^/wp-admin/
4. Save the .htaccess file. Now your main domain will remain redirected, but you can log into wp-admin and use all the WordPress controls as usual.

How to Update Gravatar Comments on WordPress

1. Visit the blog on which you have left a comment, and go to the page that your comment is on.
2. Scroll down to the Comments section, located directly below the main content of the post. Find your comment.

3. Locate the 'Edit' link next to the comment. If it is not present, either you are not logged in to the site or the site does not allow readers to edit comments. Go to the site's log-in page, enter your username and password, then try again. If the edit link is not present, use the contact link to ask the site administrator to edit your comment for you.
Gravatar Image
4. Go to and enter your username and password in the text boxes below the ' user? Log in!' heading. If you did not sign up to Gravatar with your WordPress account, use the 'Log in/Sign up' link at the top of the page.
5. Click the email address associated with your Gravatar. This will change the Gravatar for all sites you have commented on with this email address. If you want to change your Gravatar only for comments you post in the future, click 'Add a New Email,' and type in a new email address. You'll be able to use the same name when you leave comments. Type this new email address instead of your old one.
6. Click 'Add a New Image,' then select how you want to upload the image. You can upload one from your computer; use the URL of an image already online; capture an image from your webcam; or browse your list of previously uploaded images. Select the option you want and follow the prompts. Once complete, your Gravatar image will be updated.

How to Upload PDF Files to WordPress

1. Log in to your WordPress account.
2. Click 'Media' on the toolbar, located down the left side of the Admin area.

3. Click 'Add New,' next to the 'Media Library' heading at the top of the page.
4. Click the 'Select Files' button, next to the 'Choose files to upload' message.
5. Locate and select the PDF file on your computer's hard drive, then click 'OK.' Wait as the file uploads to your website. Once this is complete, a box will appear showing some information about the file, including the file name, file type, upload date and -- right at the bottom -- the URL of the uploaded file. There is also a link to delete the file, in case you uploaded the wrong one.
6. Type in a name, caption and description of the file in the text fields. This step is optional, but it is used to give your readers more information about the file when it is inserted into a blog post or page.
7. Click 'Save all changes.' This returns you to the main media library, which is organized by upload date, so your PDF file is at the top. If you need to edit the information about the file, or find its URL, hover over the file, and click 'Edit.' This will open the same box that appeared when you first uploaded the file.
8. Insert the PDF into a post. While writing your post, click the star-shaped 'Add Media' button just above the edit window. Then click 'Media Library' at the top of the window that appears, and locate the file PDF file. Use the search bar at the top, if needed. When you have found the file, click 'Show,' then click 'Insert into post.' A link to the PDF file will appear in your post, with the title that you gave it earlier. You might want to change the anchor text to say something else, such as 'Click Here.' This is done in just the same way as with any other link. Replace the text with whatever you want it to say.

How to Post WordPress on Your Own Website

1. Purchase a domain name through any domain name registrar.
2. Purchase hosting through a WordPress web hosting partner. WordPress web hosting partners offer one-click install for easy WordPress installation. Partners include Bluehost, Dreamhost and Media Temple.

3. Log into your hosting account and locate the WordPress one-click install. The location of the install link will vary from host to host, but you should be able to find it on your website's control panel, possibly under 'Software' or 'Blogs.'
4. Install the WordPress software using one-click install. You will need to supply a valid email during the install process.
5. Sign into your email and locate your WordPress password, which was sent to you by your hosting service's installation process.
6. Sign into your WordPress blog using the password send to you in Step 5. The default location is http://www.yourdomainname/wp-admin; change 'yourdomainname' to the actual domain you installed the software on. The user name is 'Admin.'

How to Put WordPress Shortcode Into PHP

1. Log in to your WordPress dashboard and navigate to 'Appearance.' Click the 'Editor' link under 'Appearance' to load the 'Edit Themes' screen. Look under the 'Templates' heading on the 'Edit Themes' screen to find the template file in which you want to embed the shortcode. You can embed the shortcode in 'index.php' to add it to your blog index or put it in 'single.php' to add it to your single post pages. Add shortcodes to 'page.php' to add them to pages.
2. Click the link for the file to load it in the editing box. Locate the portion of the code where you want to place the shortcode, using the class and ID names of the
tags as your guide. You can place the shortcode inside or outside the WordPress 'loop.'

3. Open a pair of PHP tags and write code to output the results of the 'do_shortcode()' function. Pass the shortcode into 'do_shortcode()' as a parameter, typing it out as a string. This is how it should look:
Use single quotes around the shortcode so you can type out a shortcode with an attribute containing double quotes, like this:

How to Install Sample Data in WordPress

1. Visit and type 'Theme Unit Test' into the search box. Click the 'Go' button and click the 'Theme Unit Test' link when it appears in the search results. Download the test data to your computer.
2. Log into your WordPress dashboard by visiting your Website's 'wp-admin' sub-directory in the browser. Navigate to the 'Tools' panel from the menu on the left side of the screen. Click the 'Import' link and select 'WordPress.' Agree to install the 'Import' tool and then activate it when it finishes installing.

3. Click the 'Choose File' button on the 'Import WordPress' screen and select the test data file. Click 'Upload file and import' to upload that file to your WordPress installation and insert its data into your website. Select data you want to include and click 'Submit' to complete.

How to Put a WordPress Blog Into Maintenance Mode

1. Log in to the admin dashboard of your WordPress site by visiting and entering your admin username and password.
2. Scroll to the Plugins section of the left column and click the 'Add New' tab.

3. Type 'Maintenance Mode' in the Plugins search field and click the 'Search Plugins' button on the right.
4. Click the 'Install Now' link in the same row as the Maintenance Mode plugin in the search results, then click the 'Okay' button in the confirmation pop-up box that appears. A new page displays the progress of your plugin installation.
5. Click the 'Activate Plugin' link at the bottom of the installation progress report when the installation is complete. This does not turn on maintenance mode on your blog; it only makes it an active, usable plugin in your WordPress site's plugins repository.
6. Scroll to the Maintenance Mode plugin row and click the 'Settings' link below the title to visit the plugin settings dashboard.
7. Click the radio button next to 'Activated' in the top box of the settings dashboard, and enter the date and time you plan to take your site out of maintenance mode. Click the blue 'Save' button.
8. Customize the maintenance-mode message that your visitors see when they visit your site. You can change the title of the page, the text of the message and the formatting for the countdown clock.
9. Select the theme of the maintenance-mode splash page, if you want it to be different from your regular theme.
10. Customize the rest of the settings, including which registered users have access to the full site while it's in maintenance mode, and whether specific directories are still available for the public to view.
11. Click the blue 'Save Changes' button at the bottom of the page.

How to Embed a Video on a WordPress Site

1. Log in to your WordPress blog.
2. Click “Site Admin” on the sidebar to navigate to the backside of your blog.

3. Select “Posts” and then “Add New” to begin writing a new post.
4. Enter a title for the blog post and enter whatever text you desire into the text field.
5. Click the “Add Video” icon to the right of “Upload/Insert.”
6. Select “From Computer” if you saved the video on your computer. Click “Select Files” and then navigate to the location on your computer where the video is located. Select the video and click “Open.” Wait while the video uploads to your blog.
7. Select “From URL” if the video is on a website already. Enter the URL of the video into the URL field. Click “Insert Into Post” to finish embedding the video into your blog post.
8. Click “Publish” to publish your blog post with the embedded videos. Click “View Post” to check your post to make sure the video embedded properly.

How to Connect to WordPress Using Filezilla

1. Open FileZilla on your computer.
2. Type your Web host's hostname in the 'Host' box. This often resembles your actual Web address. For example, if your blog is at, your FTP host may be '' or ''

3. Type your Web hosting username and password in their respective boxes. Usually, but not always, these credentials are the same ones you use to log into a Web-based control panel for your website. Once you connect, the files on your Web server appear to the right.
4. Navigate to your home folder, which may be called 'www,' 'home' or 'public_html.'
5. Navigate to the folder called 'wp-content' inside the directory where you installed WordPress.
6. Navigate to the folder called 'plugins' to upload a new plugin. Navigate to the 'uploads' folder and, if relevant, the correct year and month to upload content such as images or PDF files.
7. Click and drag any file you want to upload from the left side of the screen, where it is on your computer, into the appropriate folder on the right side of the screen, which is your Web server. The files will copy to your WordPress installation, but the originals remain on your computer's hard drive.

How to Configure RSS Full Text in WordPress

1. Log into your WordPress admin area. By default, you can find it by adding 'wp-admin' to the end of your blog's URL.
2. Click 'Reading' under the 'Settings' menu on the left of the WordPress dashboard.

3. Click the 'Full Text' button.
4. Click 'Save Changes.'

How to Put an Autoresponder on WordPress

1. Go the the plugin page for WP Comment Auto Responder plugin (see Resources) and click 'Download Now' to download the file. Make note of the download location on your computer.
2. Log into your WordPress Dashboard in your Web browser and expand the 'Plugins' section in the sidebar.

3. Click 'Add' new in the 'Plugins' section and click the 'Upload' link from the top menu that appears.
4. Click 'Browse' and locate the download file (in Zip format) on your computer. If using Windows, double click the file to close the 'Browse' screen.
5. Click 'Install Now' and allow the installation to complete. Click the 'Activate Plugin' link to turn it on.
6. Click the 'WP Comment Auto Responder' link that will appear in the 'Settings' section of the sidebar.
7. Change the default reply email, if you desire, and specify whether you would like to disable the autoresponder if you have already replied to the comment. Click the 'Replied Comment' tab to modify the autoresponder that the user will see when someone else replies to the comment. You can keep the same settings for both tabs.
8. Click 'Mail Signature' to edit the signature line of your autoresponder email. The default will show your author name as it appears in your WordPress profile, blog name, URL and blog description. You can enter additional text into the box or delete an element.
9. Click 'Sender Option' if you wish for the autoresponder to show a different name or email address than those in your profile. Type the modified name and email into the corresponding text boxes.
10. Click the 'Submit' button after you have modified any settings. You do not need to click this if you did not change any settings.

How to Put Facebook Badges on WordPress

Add the Facebook Badge to Your WordPress Sidebar
1. Find your bade. A simple search for 'facebook badge' or 'facebook button' will give you what you need. If you use the badges provided by Facebook, you'll have to log in to your account. Search for 'Badges' in the search bar in Facebook.
2. Choose one of the four badges supplied by Facebook. Click on the image.

3. Click 'Other' next to 'Blogger' and 'TypePad.' Copy the code for the image. It is underneath the image in a text box.
4. Log into your WordPress Dashboard. Go to 'Appearance' > 'Widgets' and locate the 'Text' widget
5. Drag the Text Widget to the sidebar. Paste the code into the text box that opens after you drop it. Click 'Save.'

How to Remove a Blogroll From WordPress

1. Open a Web browser and navigate to the dashboard page for your WordPress website. Enter your username and password if prompted to proceed to the main menu.
2. Open the 'Appearance' menu on the left side of the page and click 'Widgets.'

3. Drag the box labeled 'Links' out of the widget area on the right side of the page. When the 'Links' box turns gray, release the mouse button to remove the widget from the sidebar. This removes the blogroll from your website. If you have an empty widget area with no 'Links' box, skip this step.
4. Drag any of the widget boxes from the center of the page to the widget area on the right side. When you hover over the box over the widget area, an outline appears to represent where the widget will appear on your website. Release the mouse button to place the widget in the sidebar. Visitors to your website will now see the widget that you have added rather than the blogroll.

How to Set Up a WordPress Blog

How to Set Up a WordPress Blog
1. Got to the WordPress website. (See resource below.) Click the 'sign up now' button.
2. Pick a user name and password of your choice. Then you will need to confirm your password. You must insert your email address for them to contact you. Agree to their web blog terms and hit next. Your user name will be the beginning of your website address.

3. The website will send you an email confirmation. Once you click to confirm, it will bring up the link to start your website. You will then be linked to a dashboard where you can begin to set up your web pages.

One of the first things you will need to do is to choose a design theme for your web pages. It's quite simple. All you have to do is scan through each theme and choose one that you like. It will automatically bring up the background for you. Some design themes will give you the option to change some of the pictures in the theme.
5. When a design has been chosen, set up your front welcome page. You just need to go to write, and then choose pages. A feed will come up for you to write your thoughts.

You have many other options to create your pages. There is an option to choose different widgets to enhance your web pages. A widget looks like a small icon. They have a small embedded code that links you to another page, website or photo. Some widgets link you to weather websites, web photo albums like Facebook, or another blogging site like MySpace. They can work on any web page, such as a blog or social networking page. You can also add subtitles, pictures, additional web page links, to your current websites.
7. Within each web blog there are page and post set ups. You will need to click on create a page first and it will give an opportunity to name the page and share a little bit about what the page is all about. You can return to those pages and edit at any time, by clicking on the manage pages.

There is also a section where you can add posts. Posts just consists of information that you want to include on your web pages, like fun facts about yourself, friends or family, places you have lived, traveled and even special events like graduations. The posts you create can be linked to the pages you create, through widgets. Widgets can also give you an option to feed your posts to other existing blogs that have been created. This gives the web community an opportunity to view your posts and comment on them. You do have the option of keeping your posts private if you so desire.
9. WordPress is very easy to use. It has a self-help guide for those who get stuck. Most of the time, it will walk you through each step. WordPress also gives you the opportunity to set up more than one web blog. So your opportunities are endless.

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